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kayla221444

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I had a filly born this year in april. Her dam was a silver dapple tovero and her sire was a chestnut/sorrel tobiano. They filly came out solid bay. So I was wondering would she be a silver bay, because her mom has only produced foals with silver dilution. Is there any type of silver test to take to determine it? But I see alot of silver bay foals and they dont look like the color of my gal. Shes more dark bay with a darker brown/black tail and mane, or will that change as she ages, because my silver buckskin mare was born with black m/t and then it changed to what silver bays manes and tails look like. I will post pics when I get home but to me she looks like just any regular bay...but her mom has the silver gene.
 

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Mine is silver bay.







But if you want to know the difference between a chestnut and a silver bay you test for black.

For the difference between bay and silver bay, for silver.

But normal bays have black mane and tail en silver-bays white greyish mane and tail.
 

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Mine is silver bay.







But if you want to know the difference between a chestnut and a silver bay you test for black.

For the difference between bay and silver bay, for silver.

But normal bays have black mane and tail en silver-bays white greyish mane and tail.
My colt looks just like yours but with a darker back. He is a double bred Rowdy colt, and he is VERY small, I dont expect him to go over 30" and he may be staying, havent decided yet.

Is there by any chance does anybody have a older Silver Bay picture? Like a 3-4 yr old.
 

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Is there by any chance does anybody have a older Silver Bay picture? Like a 3-4 yr old.
Here is one, a wet silver bay! We were out playing in the rain & took a photo, wet & all. I think she was coming 3 in this photo:



This was the same horse as a foal:



And as a yearling:



This mare is a bit older than 4 here & still in some winter fuzzies, but...



And this is another shade of silver bay:



I have another filly, 2 years old now, that is more of a dark golden brown shade of silver bay, but I don't have any recent photos of her to show. I absolutely love her coloring.
 
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